Criminal Defense

Defense Lawyer In Your Phone Contacts? Why One Should Be.

It may not be today. It may not be tomorrow. It may never happen to you. But if one day, God forbid, you are charged with a crime, having a criminal defense lawyer in your contacts could be the difference between freedom and prison, or a conviction and an acquittal.    When charged with a… read more

Juvenile Crime Mischief and Punishment

Graduating seniors love to pull pranks, but sometimes they can go too far. Recently, a prank at Frisco Memorial High School caused extensive damage to the school and led to the cancellation of classes for the rest of the year. (Sabes) Frisco seniors have a gigantic bill for damaging senior stunt The cost is high,… read more

Prosper Juvenile Crimes and THC Vape Cartridges

Juvenile crimes associated with THC vape cartridges could change a child’s life forever.

What to Do if You’re a Victim of False Allegations

Are you the victim of someone claiming false allegations against you? You have rights too. Learn the steps you can take today to get your life back.

5 Easiest Ways To Get Your Criminal Case Dismissed

When you are arrested for a crime in Plano, you may believe the only option you have is to plead guilty and accept the criminal penalties. However, you could have several options for defending yourself. Depending on the circumstances and facts, your criminal charges could be dismissed. Before accepting a plea deal from a prosecutor,… read more

Breaking Down Attorney-Client Privilege: What it Means and How it Can Affect Your Case in Plano

All lawyers and their clients are governed by two main types of privilege: the ethical duty of confidentiality imposed on lawyers and the rules of evidence that protect privileged communications and facts.  If you are charged with a crime, you should stop all case communications with anyone besides your lawyer. Do not talk to your… read more

What is an Indictment in Plano, Texas? 

Under Article I Section 10 of the Texas Constitution, you cannot be charged with a felony unless the state formally indicts you. An indictment is a formal legal document, issued by a grand jury, charging you with a felony. Basically, an indictment is a fancy type of criminal complaint.  You have probably heard the term… read more

The Best States for Responsible Gun Owners

Curious about the best states are for responsible gun owners? In this article, the criminal defense lawyers at Edgett Law Firm discuss some of the criteria you should consider. We’ll also provide our opinion on some of the best states to exercise your Second Amendment rights.  If you are facing firearms-related charges, invoke your right… read more

How Does Parole Work in Texas?

Are you wondering how parole works in Texas? The Texas Board of Pardons and Paroles has seven members, each appointed by the Governor to six-year terms. The Parole Board votes on who will be released from prison and put on parole for the remainder of their sentence. The Board has discretion to grant or withhold… read more

Child Protective Services Investigations in Texas

Child Protective Services (CPS) is a government agency organized under the Texas Department of Family and Protective Service. The stated mission of CPS is to protect Texas children from abuse and neglect by providing protective services, foster care, and adoption services. This stated mission is certainly important. However, in practice, CPS frequently violates the constitutional… read more